Company engaging in new contracting vehicles to better support DoD Customers.
Alexandria, Virginia – May 30, 2018 – ARServices, a purpose-built government contractor and the contractor of choice for the government and defense sectors, was recently accepted into the CWMD Consortium. The CWMD Consortium was formed with the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) with a mission to allow agencies with a need to prototype new technologies related to Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD). The consortium contains a mixture of traditional and non-traditional members such as those in of academia, for-profit and non-profit entities and small businesses (such as ARServices) representing the types of expertise and capabilities required to respond to the needs of such a unique and critical mission-space.
ARServices was selected to become a member of the CWMD Consortium due to its impressive 15- year presence in the CWMD mission-space with customers such as DTRA and DHS CWMD. Other Transaction Collaborations or Other Transaction Authority (OTA) contracting actions streamline the federal acquisition process used to obtain new technological solutions from industry and academia while. This type of collaboration between industry (via the consortium) and the government allows for more open communication throughout the acquisition stage promoting speed and emphasizing engagement in ways that ensure the federal customer is delivered innovative and effective solutions.
“The CWMD Consortium is on the cutting-edge of contract acquisition strategies working to enable our government to remain agile and responsive to emerging threats,” said Jay McCargo, President and CEO of ARServices. “ARServices looks forward to assisting with the delivery of dynamic, mission critical R&D support services to our government clients through the CWMD Consortium and enhancing our portfolio of teaming partners focused on a shared mission. ARServices’ acceptance into the consortium is validation of the level of support our employees provide to our CWMD mission-focused customers and our ability to remain a player and add value to the market going forward.”